C.V.

Solo Exhibitions

2019

Inside / Outside, Artists & Makers Studios, Main Gallery, Rockville, Maryland

Luz Adentro / Light Within,  Guzmán y Lazo Gallery, Lima, Peru

2018

Passages and Borders, Touchstone Gallery, Washington, D.C.

2017

Periplos, Galeria Indigo, San Isidro, Lima, Peru

2014

Three Crows: Three Days, a Farewell to Rosa Vera, Kathleen Sommers, San Antonio, Texas

2012

Rosa Vera, Cappy's, San Antonio, Texas

2011

An Art Event: Rosa Vera, Kathleen Sommers, San Antonio, Texas 

Selected Awards

2019   

Second Place, Green Springs Gardens Exhibit, Potomac Valley Watercolorists

2016     

Third Prize, 25th Annual International Juried Art Exhibit, International Society for Experimental Artists

2014      

First Prize, Brookside Gardens, Baltimore Watercolor Society

2013      

President's Prize, 22nd Annual International Juried Art Exhibit, International Society for Experimental Artists

2012     

Finalist, Abstract/Experimental Category of The Artist's Magazine, 29th Annual Art Competition, December 2012 edition

Honorable Mention, the Acrylic Artist Competition, online article from The Artist’s Magazine, November 2012

First Place Winner, Over 60 Art Competition, The Artist’s Magazine, March 2012 edition

2010      

Board of Directors Award, International Exhibition, Watercolor Art Society-Houston

2008      

Gold Medal, Board of Directors Award, Mid-Atlantic Regional Exhibition, Baltimore Watercolor Society

Finalist, Abstract/Experimental Category, 25th Annual Art Competition, The Artist’s Magazine

Second Prize, Glenview Mansion Show, Baltimore Watercolor Society

2006      

Juror’s Choice Award, Annual Show, Delaware Watercolor Society

2005      

Best Watercolor Award, International Landscape Show, the Art League of Alexandria

Selected Juried Group Exhibitions

2019      

Boundless, Betty Mae Kramer Gallery, Silver Spring Civic Center, Silver Spring, Maryland

Change / Transformation Exhibit, Women's Caucus for Art for Greater Washington, Waverly Gallery, Bethesda, Maryland

2018

SuperFine Art Fair, with Touchstone Gallery, Washington, D.C.

2015

24th Annual International Juried Art Exhibit, International Society for Experimental Artists, Traverse City, Michigan

2013       

22nd Annual International Juried Art Exhibit, International Society for Experimental Artists, Sanibel, Florida

All School Show, Southwest School of Art, San Antonio, Texas

Fiber Art Invitational Exhibit, Kerr Arts and Cultural Center, Kerrville, Texas 

Annual Exhibition, Southern Watercolor Society, Gadsden Arts Center, Quincy, Florida

GAGA Show, High Wire Gallery, San Antonio, Texas 

2012        

All School Show, Southwest School of Art, San Antonio, Texas

GAGA at Rockport, Rockport Center for the Arts, Rockport, Texas

2011       

Life Forces, Art Institute of San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas

Grand National Watercolor Exhibition, Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, Mississippi

All School Show, Southwest School of Art, San Antonio, Texas

Go GAGA, Gallery Nord, San Antonio, Texas

2010        

International Exhibition, Watercolor Art Society-Houston, Texas

Selected Commissions and Collections

Black Salt Restaurant, Washington D.C.

National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland

Private Collections, national and international

Bibliography

Periodicals

Maureen Bloomsfield, Chris McHugh and Holly Davis.  At their Peak.”  The Artist’s Magazine, March 2012: 56-66.  Print.

Silva, Elda.  “Mature Artist ‘Go G.A.G.A’.” San Antonio Express News 10 July 2011:  D11.  Print and web.

Kelly Kane. “2008 Best in Show.” Watercolor Artist , Winter, February 2009: 20-29. Print.

“Watermedia Showcase Online Competition Winners,” Watercolor Magic, August 2007: 58-63. Print.

Cover and Biography.   Applause Magazine, April-May 2008: Cover-1, The Music Center at Strathmore, Bethesda, Maryland.  Print.

Books

Reyner, Nancy.  AcrylicWorks 4: Captivating Color (AcrylicWorks: The Best of Acrylic Painting). Cincinnati: Northlight Books, 2017. Print

Jenny, Tonia.  Incite, 2, Color Passions: The Best of Mixed Media.. Cincinnati: Northlight Books, 2014. Print

Reyner, Nancy.  AcrylicWorks - The Best of Acrylic Painting: Ideas and Techniques for Today's Artists. Cincinnati: Northlight Books, 2014. Print

Jenny, Tonia.  Incite, Dreams Realized: The Best of Mixed Media. Cincinnati: Northlight Books, 2013. Print.

Casey, Suzy, Rita Goldberg and Claire Rhodes Stevenson.  The Art Lovers' Cookbook-San Antonio Edition.  Newport Beach: SRC Publishing, 2012. Print.

Wolf, Rachel Ruben.  Splash 12, The Best of Watercolor: Celebrating Artistic Vision.  Cincinnati: Northlight Books, 2011. Print.

Unwin, Chris.  The Artistic Touch 4.  West Bloomfield, Michigan : Creative Art Press, 2010.  Print.

Artistic Instruction

2014-present

The Art League School, Alexandria, Virginia

2009-2014    

Southwest School of Art, San Antonio, Texas

2001-2008    

The Art League School, Alexandria, Virginia

1993- 2001    

The Corcoran School of Art and Design, Washington, D.C.